Research course

Professional Doctorate in Sport and Exercise Psychology

Institution
Liverpool John Moores University · Faculty of Science
Qualifications
DSportExPsy

Entry requirements

You will need:
  • a good honours degree in Psychology conferring Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership from the British Psychological Society
  • a BPS Accredited MSc in Sport and Exercise Psychology, normally at merit level or higher (we offer a BPS accredited Sport Psychology Masters at LJMU)
  • a suitable pre-determined placement or work related learning opportunities (paid or voluntary)

Additional Information
  • IELTS score of 7.0 (minimum 6.5 in each component)
  • Pearson 58-64 (minimum 51 in each component for UKVI purposes)
  • RPL is accepted on this programme.
  • All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC
  • International students who have applied to study a full-time taught Masters, MRes, MPhil or PhD at LJMU, you should check if you require an Academic Technology Approval Scheme or ATAS certificate. Please contact LJMU’s International Admissions Team for further details
If you have any specific queries, please contact scspgt@ljmu.ac.uk

Months of entry

January

Course content

The programme is designed to meet BPS Stage 2 requirements in Sport and Exercise Psychology and eligibility for HCPC registration.
  • Benefit from quality teaching and supervision provided by experienced sport and exercise psychologists
  • Study on a course underpinned by high-grade research and designed to meet BPS Stage 2 training requirements in Sport and Exercise Psychology and eligibility for registration as a Sport and Exercise Psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Enjoy the world-class facilities in the award-winning Tom Reilly Building
  • Look forward to enhanced career opportunities in Sport and Exercise Psychology professional practice and promotion, as well as education, teaching and research
The programme is underpinned by a strong focus on equipping future Sport and Exercise Psychologists with the competencies required to work in a range of professional practice scenarios.You will work closely with academic staff who are leaders in their research field and experts in training.

Information for international students

Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC.

Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages.

Fees and funding

Please see the course page for more information.

Qualification and course duration

DSportExPsy

part time
48 months
full time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
courses@ljmu.ac.uk
Phone
0151 231 5090